Aliu Fajemiro

Nigeria can not risk another university strike– Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has told the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to always embrace dialogue instead of going on strikes. In his address during the 36th Convocation Ceremony of the University of Ilorin on Saturday October 23, the President who was represented by the Prof Ignatius Onimawo, said Nigerian universities can’t …

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Nnamdi Kanu: IPOB declares one week sit-at-home, threatens Anambra election

The Indigenous People of of Biafra (IPOB) has declared one week sit-at-home protest from November 5 to November 10, to prevail on the Federal Government to release its leader, Nnamdi Kanu. The order is coming at a time when Anambra State is preparing for its governorship election, which comes up on November 6. IPOB’s Media …

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Sunday Igboho alleges politicians pressuring him to beg presidency

Sunday Adeyemo, Yoruba Nation agitator, also known as Sunday Igboho has alleged that some politicians are pressurizing him to beg the Presidency. Igboho said some politicians have been “pressurizing” him and his wife to sign documents they could use to beg the presidency on his behalf. Speaking through his counsel, Yomi Alliyu, the agitator said …

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SCOVID -19: Nnamdi Kanu reveals where Abba Kyari was secretly flown for Coronavirus treatment

Pressmen denied access to courtroom on Nnamdi Kanu’s trial

Many journalists who came for the event were denied access to the courtroom. The security operatives stationed at the entrance of the Ministry of Justice building told journalists that only accredited judiciary reporters would be allowed in. It was however observed that even accredited journalists were also not yet allowed to enter the court. Also, …

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SUBEB: Oyo Govt promotes 16,500 primary school teachers

The Oyo State Government has promoted 16,500 public primary school teachers that were successful in their recent promotion examinations. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Dr Nureni Adeniran, the Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), supervised the symbolic presentation of the promotion letters to two teachers from each of the …

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180 UNILORIN graduands bag 1st class – VC

Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, the Vice- Chancellor of the University of Ilorin (Unilorin), says 180 graduating students of the university have bagged First Class honours in various disciplines. Abdulkareem made the disclosure while speaking with newsmen at the beginning of the 36th Convocation Ceremonies of the institution on Monday in Ilorin. He stated that 2,836 bagged …

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Boris Johnson

UK government lists 12 ‘deadly’ Nigerian states citizens should avoid

The United Kingdom (UK) has warned its citizens against travelling to twelve states in Nigeria over insecurity issues. This was disclosed in a travel advisory published by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). The UK government warned its citizens of a high threat of kidnap throughout Nigeria for ideological, financial or political gain. …

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State Congress: APC adopts consensus option in Sokoto

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Sokoto State on Saturday adopted consensus option to elect the 36 state executives of the party. The motion for the adoption of the consensus option during the state party congress was moved by Sen. Ibrahim Gobir (APC- Sokoto) and seconded by Rep. Musa Adar (APC-Gada/Goronyo). The exercise was conducted …

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El-Rufai gives reasons for creating 3 metropolitan authorities

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has given reasons why he created three metropolitan authorities outside the conventional local government administration. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the announcement of Kaduna, Zaria and Kafanchan metropolitan authorities by the governor had generated varied reactions, with some residents condemning the action. El-Rufai gave the explanation …

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Eidul-Mawlid: FG declares Tuesday, October 19, public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, October 19th, 2021 as Public Holiday to mark this year’s Eid-ul-Mawlid Celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made this declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulates all Muslim faithful both at home and in the Diaspora …

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Fitness and exercise

WHO figures reveal 1 in 4 adults don’t exercise enough

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says one in four adults of global population does not exercise enough, calling for better and fairer opportunities for physical activity to improve overall health. The UN health agency said in a new advocacy brief with the theme, ’Fair Play: Building a strong physical activity system for more active people’ that up …

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Electronic transmission of election results: Senate has returned power to people–Rights group

The Centre for Human and Socioeconomic Rights (CHSR) says the Senate has returned power to the people with the passage of electronic transmission of elections’ results. The Senate on Tuesday passed an amendment to the Electoral Act that allows the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to determine the mode of transmission of results during elections, …

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SARS: Senate President commends Buhari for acceding to the demand of Nigerians

Senate confirms Amaechi Nwoha as Commissioner, National Assembly Commission

The Senate has confirmed Mr Amaechi Nwoha, President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominee for appointment as Commissioner representing South- East in the National Assembly Commission. His confirmation was sequel to the presentation and consideration of the report of the Committee on Establishment and Public Service at plenary on Wednesday. The report was presented by Sen. Smart Adeyemi,(APC-Kogi), …

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We can’t continue to depend on other countries for vaccine — Fashola

Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Works and Housing, says the country cannot continue to depend on other nations for vaccines during outbreak of pandemic. Fashola, who is the Chairman of the Nigeria Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) Foundation, made this assertion virtually during a news conference organised by the foundation on Tuesday in Lagos. He noted …

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Anti-open grazing law: It doesn’t make sense to enforce a law without carrying it out, says Obaseki

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo, on Monday in Benin said that it doesn’t make sense to pass the anti-open grazing bill into law without carrying it out by arresting and prosecuting offenders of the same law. Obaseki stated this at a stakeholders Town-Hall meeting on the proposed Anti-open Grazing Law. He said that the delay …

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NNPC opens up on burden of fuel subsidy

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has reacted to national issue of bearing increasing burden of fuel subsidy to the country, even as the Federal Government proposes to remove it. Responding on whether NNPC would continue to shoulder the humungous financial burden of subsidy, the GGM replied, “Yes, the NNPC has not made noise about the …

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Kwara cleric justifies brutally beating Arabic students in a viral video

kwara cleric justifies brutally beating Arabic students in viral video

One of the clerics in Musbaudeen Al Islamy Arabic School, Ganmo in Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State have justified the brutalisation of some students of the Arabic school. The students, five males and a female in their teens, were seriously flogged by their senior colleagues, as seen in viral videos circulating on social …

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Gov. Okowa congratulates Isiguzo on re-election as NUJ President

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated Mr Chris Isiguzo on his re-election as President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ). Okowa, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on Saturday in Asaba, lauded the union’s delegates for re-electing Isiguzo for a second term. He said that Isiguzo, the South …

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